News & Updates

Board Applications

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors is taking applications for various county board and commission appointments for the following year.


OHV Renewals

Starting Sept. 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 you can renew your Snowmobile and/or OHV (Off Hwy Vehicles) at the County Recorder’s office.  They expire December 31st!  Penalty attaches January 1, 2017.


Treasurer’s Office Closed Oct 6th

The Treasurer’s Office, which includes Driver’s License, Motor Vehicle and the Tax Departments, will be closed Oct 6th and will re-open on Friday Oct 7, 2016.

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Sheriff’s Staff

Dave Peterson
216 South Clark Street
Forest City, IA  50436
Phone: 641-585-2828
Fax: 641-585-3239

It is the mission of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office to provide public safety through professional and proactive law enforcement.  It is our goal to maintain the public trust through the highest standards of performance, ethics, and integrity.

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